Asian Minced Beef and Noodles

6 Nov

This is a lovely Asian dish, it is really quick to put together and uses mostly store cupboard ingredients. It is packed with flavor and goes perfectly with steamed vegetables. It is a great midweek supper and you could easily add a few vegetables to the beef such as pepper, baby corn or mushrooms. Also I am so sorry for the terrible quality of the photos. They days are getting dark before I have dinner so I have to photograph my pictures in the dark and they don’t come out very well. The dish looks a hundred times better in real life! I hope you’ll try it and see for yourself. Again so sorry!

Asian Minced Beef and Noodles (Serves 4)

1-2tsp dark brown sugar

2tbsp oyster sauce

2tbsp soy sauce

1tbsp hoisin sauce

a thumb sized piece of root ginger, peeled, grated

2tbsp sesame oil

2 spring onions, finely chopped

500g lean beef mince

1tsp chinese five spice

4 nests dried egg noodles

2tbsp cornflour

2tbsp sweet sherry

salt and pepper

  • Mix together the brown sugar, oyster sauce, soy sauce, hoisin sauce and 125ml of water and set aside.
  • Heat 1tbsp of sesame oil in a wok and add the ginger and spring onion. Stir fry for 30secs-1min then add the beef mince and cook for 5-10mins until fully cooked.
  • Add the chinese five spice and the bowl of mixed sauces. Continue to cook for about another 5mins and season.
  • Cook the noodles according to the packet instruction, drain and toss in the remaining 1tbsp sesame oil.
  • Mix together the cornflour and sherry then add to the wok. Mix and serve on a bed of noodles and garnish with extra spring onion. Serve with steamed vegetables.
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